fresh water to the boil.
teapot by rinsing out with hot water.
one teaspoonful of tea per cup into the teapot
and pour immediately the boiling water into
stir the tea after 3-5 minutes; for fruity tea,
draw 5-10 minutes, and you may
add some sugar to arouse
To use the appropriate
quantity of tea, the right water temperature and the proper
brewing time are the three key factors to make the best
1 teaspoon of loose tea for each cup or 2 to 3 teaspoons
of loose tea for a
size of tea leaves can be using as a guide of the time
it takes to brew. Larger
tea leaves will require longer time to brew than small
or broken tea leaves.
teas and black teas require different water temperature
and brewing time.
For instance, black teas require boiling water to brew
in order to bring
the aroma and whereas green teas require lower water temperature
(75 to 85 degree celsius)
ideal brewing time for black teas will be 2 to 5 minutes
and 1 to 3 minutes
for green teas. The brewing time will base on individual
preference. (Click here
for Japanese Green tea brewing time).
to make your own flavour tea, you will still need to experiment
your own tea to find
out the ideal brewing time and what tastes good to you.